Lot n° 328
10000 - 15000
PICABIA Francis (1879-1953)
Set of 9 signed autograph letters and 1 original
photograph Mougins, Château de Mai, 1930, 12 and a half pages in-8 and in-4 in ink.
Autograph correspondence addressed to a "very dear friend" for an exhibition.
"I am sending you the small "denunciation" on my current painting as you asked me to do. As for the sentence you were talking about, of course you are right: "I have never been able to take most of my colleagues seriously".
I am sending you the catalogue of Marcel Duchamp's sale, please keep it in a safe place, I only have this one.
In this letter I point out the paintings that should be exhibited, Marcel Duchamp can tell you their owners [...]".
"Life is austere and tragic and has nothing to do with art and banners ...".
Enclosed is a beautiful photographic portrait of Francis Picabia, silver print of the period, .
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